Fennel seeds contains many useful ingredients such as Antehole. This is the main active ingredient found in Fennel seeds. This Antehole is useful for killing germs and so increases prolactin.
Fennel seeds water are also very useful in healing wounds ,preventing itchy scalp ,hairfall, improving eyesight so on and so forth.
So lets look into the fennel seeds and the significance of drinking Fennel tea regularly.
Fennel tea is rich in Vitamin A, C and D. It also has many antioxidant properties since it is rich in vitamins and minerals. Typically used as a mouh freshner, the fennel seeds are also called ‘saunf’ in Hindi. It is used in a variety of food items like desserts, curries and other Indian dishes. Also called ‘ saunf’ in Hindi, fennel tea improves the digestive functioning and bowel processes when drank regularly because of the oil found in the fennel seeds. So it is recommended for patients suffering from constipation and indigestion problems.
But apart from curing constipation and indigestion problems, fennel tea also has many other health benefits. Like faster absorption of nutrients from food, which leads to less hunger cramps and resulting in weight loss. Soaked fennel water is a therapy for cleansing the stomach and significant for people suffering from severe constipation.
Fennel seeds contain estragole, fenchone and anethole, which contributes to the anti-inflammatory properties. The oils found in fennel seeds helps in digestion by promoting the production of gastric enzymes.
Below are the steps for making fennel tea at home:
- In a pan, take one teaspoon of dried fennel seeds and add one cup of hot water on it
- Do not boil the fennel seeds as this would kill most of its nutrients.Now, cover it and it rest for 10- 15 minutes. A light yellow infusion occurs.
- Pour it in a cup and drink it three times a day. The best time to drink this tea is after meals, as it will help treat your digestion problems and the sweet taste serve as a wonderful after dinner.
So drinking the Fennel Tea regularly surely gives you a positive result.